Se hva du kan gjøre og oppleve i Falmouth

If you love the beach and the unique seaside air, Falmouth, Massachusetts, is definitely the place to see. Ride across Cape Cod aboard the Island Queen Ferry, relax on the warm and pleasant Old Silver Beach, or take a scenic tour of the Nobska Lighthouse in this comforting city. There is plenty to do and see here, so stop by and have a blast.


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Woods Hole Science Aquarium

If you want to get up close and personal with the sea life of the Cape, look no further than Falmouth's Woods Hole Aquarium. Learn about the aquatic life of Massachusetts with their informative displays, and the kids can also enjoy the seals performing tricks for food. Best of all, its free!
Adresse: 166 Water Sreett, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 495 2001
Åpningstider: 11.00-16.00 Tue-Sat.

Spohr Gardens

Enjoy a nice and relaxing walk across what many consider to be Falmouth's "hidden gem." Spohr Gardens displays have various pathways with beautiful flowers and various artifacts collected by Charles Spohr. The tranquil atmosphere is what makes this garden a must see destination for any visitor.
Adresse: 45 Fells Road, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 548 0623
Åpningstider: Daily 08.00-20.00.

Nobska Lighthouse

Built in 1828 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1987 as the Nobska Point Light, this lighthouse is used today by the United States Coast Guard. This lighthouse was first lit in 1876, and is still used to assist in seaside navigation to this very day.
Adresse: Nobska Point Light, Woods Hole Road, Falmouth, MA

The College Light Opera Company

The College Light Opera Company (CLOC) is a non-profit educational theater group performing musicals and operettas for summer audiences on the Cape Cod. The group consists of 32 talented singers, a fine 18-piece orchestra, and 12 dedicated technicians.
Adresse: 58 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 540 3783

Old Silver Beach

This beach is known for its beautiful sands and its nice warm waters. This is a gorgeous sandy beach with shallow water safe for even the youngest of children. With nearby water sports rentals and hotel, this should be a #1 stop for any Falmouth visitor.
Adresse: Quaker Rd, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 548 8623

Woods Hole Historical Museum

Although this museum is small, it truly comes alive in the summer with unique and creative exhibits and events that differ and expand yearly for the public. During the winter, the archives are available to the public as well as a tool shed that is a must-see for any steampunk fan.
Adresse: 579 Woods Hole Road, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 548 7270

Island Queen Ferry

Sail away on the Island Queen! The Island Queen Ferry offers a lounge, a bar, great food, and friendly staff to accompany you on your ride across to Martha’s Vineyard. Enjoy a relaxing yet fun-filled ride and enjoy the sea on this luxurious boat ride.
Adresse: 75 Falmouth Heights Road Falmouth, Cape Cod, MA
Telefon: +508 548 4800

Shining Sea Bikeway

Experience a nice scenic bike ride for ten miles (16km) across Woods Hole Ferry to North Falmouth. Bike rentals are located on both ends at their respective terminals so you can have fun and enjoy the ride!
Adresse: Depot Avenue, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 548 7611

Highfield Hall & Gardens

Highfield Hall is an exuberant museum that highlights Falmouth's history during the time the railroad was established in the late 1800s. The museum, originally built by the Beebe family and converted into a summer home, commemorates Falmouth's commerce, art, and trades of the times, as well as its gorgeous vineyards and gardens.
Adresse: 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 495 1878
Åpningstider: 10.00-16.00 Mon-Fri; 10.00-14.00 Sat-Sun.

Marine Biological Laboratory

The town of Falmouth is home to several organizations dedicated to the study of the oceans and the organisms that call them home. The Marine Biolgical Laboratory in Woods Hole is an independent research facility that has earned a place in the international scientific community. Visitors can tour the campus and get a look at some of the animals used in the MBL's research during the summer months. Tours last approximately one hour and require a reservation to be made at least one week in advance.
Adresse: 127 Water Street, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 548 3705 / +508 289 7423

La Cucina Sul Mare

This great Italian restaurant offers a comfortable setting and amazing dish presentation. The spectacular Mediterranean and Italian flavors will keep you coming back to this wonderful restaurant, but don't forget to live some space in you stomach for one of the tasty home-made desserts!
Adresse: 237 Main Street, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 548 5600
Åpningstider: 11.30-21.00 Sun-Thur; 11.30-22.00 Fri-Sat.

Simply Divine Pizza

Stone L'oven is a cafe and pizzeria with and a fully-stocked beer and wine bar. The chefs goal is to provide to both locals and tourists original Napoletan pizza cooked in a stone-oven by means of fresh products. Get ready for an experience for all your senses!
Adresse: 271 Main Street, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 548 1222

Pizza 1 & Subs 2

A nice family-style restaurant that serves pizza and subs. The menu also offers salads, pastas, and appetizers, such as wings, mozzarella sticks, french fries, and onion rings. What makes the difference? The fresh ingredients, of course!
Adresse: 735 Route 28, East Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 457 1212
Åpningstider: 09.00-21.00 Mon-Thur; 09.00-22.00 Fri-Sat.

Flying Bridge Restaurant

Watch the boats and yachts whiz by as you enjoy a hearty meal at the Flying Bridge Restaurant. Located at the edge of Falmouth’s harbor, the Flying Bridge uses the freshest of ingredients for its customers. The Flying Bridge Restaurant also has a dockside cafe for those simply looking for a nice meal or a seaside cup of coffee.
Adresse: 220 Scranton Avenue, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 548 2700

Glass Onion

Enjoy a nice romantic meal in this restaurant embraced for its amazing ambiance. The Glass Onion features contemporary cuisines coupled with delicious desserts that make this restaurant a nice way to end any evening.
Adresse: 37 North Main Street, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 540 3730


This small, intimate restaurant serves up home-cooked meals at affordable prices. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout the year, Crabapple's not only fills bellies but warms hearts with its menu of fresh takes on home-style favorites. Don't forget to top off your meal with a slice of homemade pie!
Adresse: 553 Palmer Avenue, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 548 3355
Åpningstider: 07.30-15.00 Sun-Wed; 07.30-21.00 Thur-Sat.

Añejo Mexican Bistro

Serving up good food and good times, Añejo's fresh Mexican fare is some of the best around. They also have a tequila bar serving up a variety of specialty cocktails. Añejo is open late for night owls looking for a margarita or a bite to eat.
Adresse: 188 Main Street, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +1 508 388 7631

Coffee Obsession

You can't help but obsess over coffee when you visit Coffee Obsession. This cafe offers delicious brews, pastries, and has a Soup of the Week option that never fails to delight its patrons.
Adresse: 110 Palmer Avenue, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 540 2233
Åpningstider: 06.00-17.30 Mon-Sat; 06.30-17.00 Sun.

Cape Cod Bagel Cafe

This family-owned establishment is a favorite with locals and visitors and have even been likened to the ones you find in New York City. Have one of their perfect, fresh-made bagels with a little bit of cream cheese for breakfast and a delicious bagel sandwich for lunch.
Adresse: 419 Palmer Avenue, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 548 8485
Åpningstider: Daily 06.30-15.50.

Maison Villate

This bakery offers an exquisite taste of French pastries as well as some nice light sandwiches. Begin your day at this cafe as a surefire way to get energized and prepared for the many activities that Falmouth has to offer.
Adresse: 267 Main Street, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +774 255 1855

Pickle Jar

The Pickle Jar is a warm and inviting breakfast and lunch spot located right on Main Street in Falmouth. The Pickle Jar takes its name from the seasonally-rotating menu of specialty pickles they have available. Popular breakfast items include the blueberry muffin, french toast and the "house hashes." The Pickle Jar cooks with fresh, natural ingredients and even offers several vegetarian options.
Adresse: 170 Main Street, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 540 6760
Åpningstider: 07.00-15.00 Wed-Mon.

Pie in the Sky Bakery & Cafe

Its prime location at the end of the scenic Sea Bike Path may draw you in, but the food and friendly faces are what will keep you coming back again and again. Their fresh baked-breads are used to create delicious sandwiches and pastries include, croissants, pies, cookies, muffins, cupcakes, and brownies.
Adresse: 10 Waters Street, Woods Hole, MA
Telefon: +508 540 5475

Molly's Tea Room

The scones here are legendary. However, this full-service tea room serves also sandwiches, quiches, salads, and soups. Choose from a lengthy list of hot or iced teas and enjoy the afternoon i a perfect cozy atmosphere.
Adresse: 227 Main Street, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 457 1666
Åpningstider: Daily 11.00-16.00.

Moonakis Cafe

Moonakis Cafe serves up some of the best breakfasts on the Cape. Because of this, it easily gets pretty busy. Pretty much everything is made in house, including the sauces and granola. For something different, try the Portuguese breakfast sandwich.
Adresse: 460 Waquoit Highway, East Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 457 9630
Åpningstider: 06.30-13.30 Mon-Sat; 06.30-13.00 Sun.

Mary Ellen's Portuguese Bakery

For hearty breakfast plates like you will find nowhere else on the Cape, stop by Mary Ellen's. This friendly place provides big portions to eat, but if you can't finish you meal you can bring the remains at home! Make sure you try the Portuguese sweet bread once there.
Adresse: 829 Main Street, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 540 9696
Åpningstider: 05.00-14.00 Mon-Sat; 06.00-14.00 Sun.

Pies a la Mode Café

You will think you have died and gone to heaven when you visit this cafe, where the menu is centered around scratch-made pies, both sweet and savory. In addition to pies, they also serve sandwiches, quiche, soup, and more.
Adresse: 200 Teaticket Highway, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 540 8777
Åpningstider: 10.00-18.00 Mon-Sat.

Liam Maguire's Irish Pub

This pub serves as Falmouth's own little slice of Ireland. Drinks, Irish music, Irish food, and karaoke makes this a premiere place to spend your nights in great company.
Adresse: 273 Main Street, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 548 0285
Åpningstider: 11.30-01.00 Mon-Sat; 12.00-01.00 Sun.

British Beer Company

Authentic British beer, a nice restaurant atmosphere, delicious desserts, and an array of musical entertainment means that the fun never stops at this pub! The beer list is obviously long and the friendly stuff will make you feel home.
Adresse: 263 Grand Ave, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 540 9600
Åpningstider: 11.00-01.00 Mon-Fri; 08.00-01.00 Sat-Sun.

Grumpy's Pub

Despite the name, Grumpy's is one of the friendliest places in town. They have some of the best drinks and live music every week spanning a multitude of genres, so what are you waiting for? Go live the best weekend of your life!
Adresse: 29 Locust Street, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 540 3930

Quahog Republic Dive Bar

Try the Quahog Republic Dive Bar’s signature stuffed Quahog, Island Burger, or their fish and chips while enjoying a nice cold beer at this festive and fun destination. If you prefer, you can accompany your food of choice with their creative spin on the classic Bloody Mary. Eat, drink, and enjoy friendly music and atmosphere at this Falmouth favorite.
Adresse: 97 Spring Bars Road, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 540 4111
Åpningstider: 15.00-01.00 Mon-Sun.

Quick's Hole Tavern

Quick's Hole brings a fresh and exciting dining experience to the Cape. It is located right across from the Martha's Vineyard ferry terminal. They open for lunch at 11.00, 7 days a week and keep their doors open late for drinks and good times. Their original New American-style menu is paired with a drink menu that features specialty cocktails, craft beers, and an impressive wine list.
Adresse: 29 Railroad Avenue, Woods Hole, MA
Telefon: +508 495 0048

The Boathouse at Pier 37

The Boathouse is a huge part of the Falmouth nightlife. Enjoy the cool summer evening breezes as you sip a cocktail overlooking Falmouth Harbor. Inside, music from live bands and DJs will get you moving. The Boathouse is also open for lunch and dinner.
Adresse: 88 Scranton Avenue, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 388 7573

Soft As A Grape

A nice Cape Cod clothing store specializing in resort wear, embroidery, and accessories. It has become famous for its line of clothing made from 100 percent ring-spun combed cotton, which is so soft and comfortable.
Adresse: 251 Main Street Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 295 9900

Eight Cousins

A nice and cozy bookstore with books for all ages. In the past, it has been named Best Children's Bookstore in New England by Yankee Magazine, but they also offer a varied collection of books for readers of all ages. On your way in, check out the amazing "Alphabet Chair" sculpture by local artist Sarah Peters.
Adresse: 189 Main Street, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 548 5548

Black Dog General Store

The Black Dog popular clothing and accessory store in Falmouth Village. Black Dog stores are scattered throughout the Cape and Martha's Vineyard, and their assortment of Black Dog brand products reflect the area's maritime history and traditions.
Adresse: 214 Main Street, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 495 6000
Åpningstider: Daily 10.00-18.00.

Board Stiff

The one stop shop for sunglasses, vintage bikes, clothing, and surfing accessories. Find the best, top-quality name brands at competitive prices at Board Stiff and walk on the streets showing your unique style.
Adresse: 193 Main Street, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 540 9555
Åpningstider: 10.00-18.00 Sun-Thur; 10.00-19.00 Fri-Sat.

Caline for Kids

Caline keeps up with kids fashion, and that is why they have been around Falmouth for over four decades. From babies to boys and girls up to size 14, find something to match your child's personality.
Adresse: 149 Main Street, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 548 2533
Åpningstider: 09.30-17.30 Mon-Sat; 12.00-16.00 Sun.

Howlingbird Studio

Howlingbird Studio is a screen printing studio that creates designs that embody the cultural and scientific landscape of Cape Cod. Check out some of their designs online before you shop!
Adresse: 91 Palmer Avenue, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 540 3787
Åpningstider: 09.00-17.00 Mon-Sat; 10.00-17.00 Sun.

Green Eyed Daisy

Not every shop in the Cape is geared toward wealthy vacationers. Green Eyed Daisy offers women the opportunity to find trendy and chic clothing and accessories on a budget. Don't miss it if you're in the city.
Adresse: 199 Main Street, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 495 0403

Best Time to Visit

Cape Cod is a very popular destination among tourists from all over the world. For this reason, it can get very crowded during summer and prices are quite a bit higher than during other periods of the year. Some of the best months to visit Cape Cod are April and May, October or November. Winter is when many stores are closed and the city is nearly deserted.

Passport / Visa

Citizens of the Schengen countries, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the Kingdom of Brunei can visit the United States for up to 90 days without applying for a visa (as well as citizens of Andorra, Lichtenstein, Monaco and San Marino). Citizens of these countries must obtain an ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) before traveling. All other travelers must obtain a visa before visiting the United States. International travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the country.


Two Private Airports service Falmouth: Martha’s Vineyard Airport (MVY) approximately 18 miles away. 71 Airport Rd, West Tisbury, MA +508 693 7022 Barnstable Municipal Airport (HYA) 24 miles away from the city. 480 Barnstable Rd, Hyannis, MA +508 775 2020 Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston is the closest national and international airport to Falmouth. Logan International Airport 1 Harborside Drive, Suite 200S, East Boston, MA +800 262 3335

Public Transport

The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (CCRTA) provides bus service and seasonal trolley service to the Cape Cod region. Hyannis Transporation Center:
Adresse: 215 Iyannough Road, Hyannis, MA
Telefon: +800 352 7155 / +508 775 8504


Falmouth Taxi provides efficient services to Cape Code and Falmouth. Find it at:
Adresse: 17 Walker Street, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 548 3100


The United States Postal Service offers a variety of shipping options.
Adresse: 120 Main Street, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 457 0158

Falmouth Hospital

Part of the Cape Cod Healthcare system, Falmouth Hospital is a 95-bed urgent care hospital located in Falmouth, MA. It has undergone several upgrades in recent years and is home to one of the best emergency departments in Massachusetts.
Adresse: 100 Ter Heun Drive, Falmouth, MA
Telefon: +508 548 5300

Falmouth Dental Associates

Falmouth Dental Associates has been serving the Upper Cape for over 20 years, and provides a number of services by appointment. These include both preventive and restorative care and cosmetic dentistry.
Adresse: 210 Jones Road, Famouth, MA
Telefon: +508 540 0303


Major chains CVS and Rite Aid have stores in Falmouth. Rite Aid 520 Main Street, Falmouth, MA 02540 +508 495 2991 07.00-22.00 Mon-Sat; 07.00-21.00 Sun. CVS 105 Davis Straits, Route 28, Falmouth, MA 02540 +508 540 4307 Daily H24


Country code: 1 Area codes: 508 and 774


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